Leland Yee

Leland Yee Sentenced to 5 Years

On Wednesday, a federal judge sentenced former California state senator Leland Yee, 67, to five years in prison after Yee accepted a plea deal over charges of weapons trafficking.

Leland Yee (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

‘Shrimp Boy’ Accuses S.F. Mayor Ed Lee of Corruption

On Wednesday, San Francicso Mayor Ed Lee characterized the corruption accusations coming from Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and his attorneys as “orangutans trying to deflect attention.” Chow, indicted on multiple charges in April 2014–including firearms trafficking, money laundering to murder

Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

Gun Control Politician Pleads Guilty to Gun-Related Charges

Former California State Senator and top gun control advocate Leland Yee pleaded guilty Wednesday to public corruption. Still facing allegations of weapons trafficking, money laundering, murder-for-hire, and drug distribution, Yee’s plea deal seems to indicate that he is ready to “rat out” an even wider group of Bay Area and Sacramento conspirators.

Leland Yee (Justin Sullivan / Getty)